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Montgomery County students can now send transcripts online
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:26:48 -0700

Montgomery County students now have an easier way to apply for college, thanks to a new pilot program from the state. 

Man arrested after string of burglaries in Blacksburg
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:50:23 -0700

Colen Helenbrook of Newport News is charged with breaking and entering of a dwelling and grand larceny.

Preston Forest homeowners worried about pipeline
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:20:37 -0700

Communities all around our viewing area are upset about the proposed gas pipeline that could be coming through their backyards.

Young workers get hands-on education in building homes
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:33:25 -0700

Program showcases 39th home in county that students built and designed

Teva credits strategies for rise in profits
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:40:26 -0700

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose compared with the same period last year in large part because it stopped trying to sell generic medicine in markets where the profit was too small, cut expenses, and converted patients to a new version of its multiple sclerosis medication.

Police seek info about sex offender
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:52:08 -0700

This story was updated at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 7, 2014. Police in Montgomery County and Bedford County, Va. are seeking information about the uncle of a convicted sex offender in connection with the 39-year-old disappearance of two Kensington girls.

Md. man fights $8.75 toll that ballooned into $24K tab
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:09:40 -0700

A Montgomery County man is fighting a more than $24,000 bill from Transurban for 23 trips along the 495 Express Lanes due to an E-ZPass glitch.

The Marching Virginians lead the way with Hokies for The Hungry
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:28 -0700

On game day we focus on the plays that happen in all four quarters, but we also focus on the half time show and the energy Virginia Tech's band brings to the field.

Mathews: Why increasing content is tough in Montgomery County public schools
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:17:00 -0700

One official says teachers don?t want more content. Another says they need it. But they must have help.

Fitch Rates Montgomery County, MD's $821.87MM GOs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:12:00 -0700

Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to Montgomery County, Maryland general obligation bonds: